Michael Weiss guides clients through complex disputes, including real estate litigation, commercial and business disputes, and complex insurance insolvency matters. His real estate litigation experience includes multimillion dollar easement, entitlement, and contract disputes on behalf of Fortune 500 REIT companies, commercial lease and purchase disputes and transactions, and real estate partnership disputes and workouts.
On the insurance side, Michael is among a select group of lawyers in California who handle conservation, rehabilitation, and liquidation of insurance companies. His insurance practice also concentrates on regulatory matters and reinsurance.
As a commercial litigator, Michael has managed all aspects of litigation, including jury and bench trials, mediations, and arbitrations. Michael spent four years with the California Attorney General's Office where he served as lead counsel handling complex business, real estate, tax, insurance insolvency, and regulatory cases for the State of California before state, federal, and appellate courts. In addition, Michael is experienced in drafting and preparing construction agreements and construction related documents.